Unless global supply shortages intervene, from now on the majority of SUVs will be available with a plugin hybrid modification, AKA a short-range electric car with a possibility to run on gas once the charge is depleted. The additional side effect of this electrification is surely the added horsepower and faster acceleration, courtesy of electric motor’s instant torque. Here we have a lineup of the most prominent PHEV SUVs of the 2022 and the upcoming 2023 model years, so we ask you to stick around to learn about the next generation of premium automotive products!
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Detailed rundown of all SUVs that where mentioned in this #ATelectriccars release:
00:53 Alfa Romeo Tonale
2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale is the brand’s newly developed subcompact crossover that offers exterior styling of the 2019 concept of the same name and comes as the bran’s first plug-in hybrid model.
02:26 Mazda CX-60
The all-new SUV flagship from Mazda will land between the CX5 and CX9 crossovers. The 2023 Mazda CX-60 will the first plugin hybrid for the company.
03:59 Kia Sportage Plug-in Hybrid
2023 Kia Sportage Plug-in Hybrid is introduced as a part of the 5th generation model overhaul. It is powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbo engine and an electric motor spun by a 13.8-kWh battery.
05:27 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk is the most off-road ready version of the new generation Most Awarded Jeep SUV, that can be purchased with 4xe drivetrain. The latter promises 375 horses, 24 miles of electric range and 57 MPGe efficiency.
06:47 BMW XM
The second ever standalone model from BMW M-Performance will be a beyond powerful 2023 BMW XM. This vehicle makes 750 horsepower and has 30 miles of plugin hybrid range.
08:07 Volvo XC90 Recharge
2022 Volvo XC90 Recharge goes through a mid-cycle redesign, getting a new name, a fresher face and a stronger PHEV drivetrain with 455 horses and 35 miles of e-driving.
09:30 Lexus NX450h+
2022 Lexus NX450h+ is the first plug-in hybrid model from the brand, that is built on GA-K underpinnings with standard AWD, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, eCVT and 2 electric motors.
10:42 Vauxhall Grandland PHEV
2022 Vauxhall Grandland PHEV goes through a facelift, adds new tech and offers 2 trim levels, GS Line and Ultimate.
12:13 Land Rover Range Rover
After fifty years of refinement, Jaguar Land Rover’s Flagship enters the fifth generation. The 2023 Range Rover also gets a plugin hybrid modification and consequently becomes the longest range PHEV of the brand so far.
13:36 Kia Niro PHEV
The new generation 2022 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid gets absolutely new, fresh styling that is in line with the brand’s latest design approach and offers an enhanced drivetrain setup, with a larger 11.1kWh battery.